Bacterial Overgrowth Test

  1. Fast for 12 hours before your test time, with no food and only water prior to the testing time.
  2. 2 Hours before the time to arrive, mix your prescription of enulose syrup with 8oz of water. Make sure the enulose syrup is dissolved, and then drink until finished.
  3. Do not eat any slow digesting foods like beans, bran or other high fiber cereals the day before your test.
  4. Do not sleep, smoke or exercise vigorously for at least 1/2 hour before your test.
  5. Please notify the doctor about any recent antibiotic therapy as well as recent/current diarrhea.

This test will take up at least 1 1/2 hours. You can bring reading materials or anything that you would like to do while sitting in the office.

If you need to reschedule or cancel please call : 732-458-8300 x 219